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Rachel Elliott

MFA Painting, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
Yale Summer School of Art
BFA Painting, Truman State University

Rachel Elliott is a studio artist and an author-illustrator. Her teaching interests include multimedia storytelling, teaching through play, and the use of drawing and the creative process in writing composition classes. Classes taught include Multimedia Writing, Writing Comics, and Composition and Communication 1.


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Selected Publications:

Rachel is the author and illustrator of comics and books for kids, including THE REAL RILEY MAYES, a graphic novel for readers ages 8-12. 

THE REAL RILEY MAYES received starred reviews from Horn Book and Publishers Weekly.